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Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 25 2010

The notice periods to be given by employers terminating an employee's employment under German law are regulated in Paragraph 622(2) of the German Civil Code

Government launches consultation on Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal fees

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2011

The Government recently confirmed that it intended to charge fees in Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and has now issued a consultation paper setting out its proposals on the system of fees, including its indicative fee levels

Pre-termination negotiations

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or

ECJ rules Spanish “breastfeeding” law unjustified

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • October 22 2010

In Spain female employees are allowed to take time off work - up to an hour during the day or a half-hour reduction in the working day - to feed a baby under nine months of age

Watch out if. On a TUPE transfer you acquire employees who are covered by a collective agreement

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2013

You may find that you are bound by terms agreed by other people after you become the employer. In 2002 the London Borough of Lewisham's leisure

Do employees on long-term sick leave have to request holiday to be paid for it?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 14 2011

Yes, according to the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Fraser v Southwest London St. George’s Mental Health Trust

Age discrimination and redundancy

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
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  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108

Employee’s suicide highlights employers’ psycho-social responsibilities

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 30 2010

The suicide of a France Telecom employee in August 2009 has resulted in the criminal prosecution for accidental manslaughter by the Besancon Prosecutor's Office of both the employer and the individual manager of the area where the employee worked

UK Supreme Court warns employers about dismissing employees in breach of contract

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 23 2013

In Société Générale, London Branch v Geys the Supreme Court has made it clear that employers need to be very careful

Employer liable to ex-employee for negligent email

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 17 2011

It is well established that employers must be careful about what they say about ex-employees when giving references